Lifestyle & Opinion Archive
Arts & Entertainment
Three For The Show: May 9-11
Every Friday, we highlight three great shows from local performing artists that you can see this coming weekend.
Dr. Tina Lepage
Parenting Page: Pretending To Be Asleep (And Other Avoidance Tactics)
If you’re a parent, you know you’ve done it. Oh, you’ve done it many times over many years, most likely. You have shamelessly pretended to be as...
The Art of Potential
Great Advice For Graduates
With school graduation right around the corner and Spring in the air, one thing is for sure… change. The saying that ‘”only wet babies l...
Ephesus-Fordham: We Can Do Better
This is David Schwartz. Now that the citizens of Chapel Hill have woken up to the fact that the Ephesus-Fordham redevelopment plan is a sham, the prop...
The South: A Dilemma For Both Parties
“Just be patient,” some North Carolina Democrats are telling each other. “The demographics,” they say, “are on our side. The older white con...
Sunday At The DBAP: The Force Is Strong With Bulls
Starting with my freshman year at UNC-Chapel Hill five summers ago, I’ve always enjoyed making the short trek up 15-501 into the cozy confines o...
A Tale of Two Spring Adventures
Two perspectives on personal development.
Grading The Ephesus-Fordham Plan
This is Ken Larsen. There has been a lot of controversy about the Ephesus-Fordham plan. Some people are for it, and some people are against it. The ma...
My Conflicting Thoughts on Beekeeping
In Part I of this series, I discussed the importance of pollinators to our food supply and the theories surrounding the alarming decline in their popu...
Ten Best Of April
Today we’re featuring the best articles published on Chapelboro.com over the past month. From sports and science to health and history, we bring you...
Saluting Public Service
This is Walt Mack. Public Service Recognition Week runs from May 4th through the 10th. The purpose of Public Service Recognition Week is to honor mili...
Short List Submissions — Best Place To Spend A Sunny Day
Plenty of sites and publications offer “best of” lists and top ten awards, but how many let YOU vote on the best businesses and locations around y...
He’s Not Here…But You Should Be
Three words - one blunt, cryptic statement. But to the cultivated students and residents of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, “He’s not here” carries...
Would A Shirley Temple Help?
What President Obama needed was a Shirley Temple! Not the popular non-alcoholic drink named for the childhood star. What he needed as he faced the nat...
This is Brian Thornburg. I don’t know about you, but I take voting pretty seriously. No matter who you end up voting for, I think we all should take...
GRUMPY vs. Facebook
Since it’s tax season (which season isn’t?), I’d like to register my support for the latest proposal out of Raleigh: HB6349, the “...
Making Public Health Real
This is Colleen Bridger. Public health in North Carolina is suffering from an identity crisis. As your public health director, this concerns me. Many ...
The Vanishing of the Bees Part II: Local Efforts
Last week in Part I of my series on bees, I reviewed the importance of pollinators to our food supply, the science behind the dramatic reduction in gl...
Food & Dining
Local Food Stars At TASTE 2014
It comes as no surprise to those of us lucky enough to live in the western part of the Triangle that we are surrounded by an amazing food scene. The T...
The Real Ephesus-Fordham Issue
This is Matt Bailey. With all the fiery debate about the Ephesus-Fordham renewal plan, you may still be wondering, “What’s the issue?” Ephesus-F...